Adult and Child Chinese Cooking: Egg Rolls, Crabmeat Rangoon and Fried Rice @ NewBo City Market
Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This Chinese cooking class will teach adult and child duos to prepare authentic recipes. End this culinary experience by enjoying your meal together! Materials fee $15 per duo. “Double Your Fun” offerings are priced for two participants. Only the adult has to sign up and register for the class. The child will be required to register during class.

Please read: $15 materials fee per couple payable to instructor at class.

Cheese in French Cuisine @ NewBo City Market
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Chef Valerie as she demonstrates typical and delicious French dishes made with cheese, including baked camembert, cheese quiche and gougeres (cheese puffs). Materials fee $15.

Please read: Materials fee of $15 payable to instructor at class.

The Pizza Workshop: Handmade, Homemade @ NewBo City Market
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Handmade, homemade pizza is a fun dish perfect for sharing with family and friends. Limitless toppings and endless variety makes this dish creative and fun to master. Learn to construct the perfect pizza beginning with the dough and sauce, and ending with classic pizza toppings. Come have fun with a great food, and leave with the skills to make the best handmade, homemade pizzas at home! Materials fee $10.

Please read: Please bring a chef’s knife, an apron and a plastic container to take your work home. $10 material fee payable to instructor at class.

Lil’ Chicks Club: Salt Art
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Start the New Year at NewBo! We have a colorful project planned that will have the kiddos completely amazed. Watch how we turn plain old table salt into a colorful, layered creation.

Are you intrigued yet? Good! Come see for yourself what we have planned!

Homemade Gorditas @ NewBo City Market
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn how to make your own gorditas. In Mexican cuisine a gordita is a small cake made with corn flour and stuffed with cheese, meat, or other fillings. We will prepare these from scratch to try in class, but will also prepare enough to take some home! Please bring a container for leftovers. Materials fee $30.

Please read: Materials fee $30.

Greek Cooking Tiropita – Greek Cheese Pie @ NewBo City Market
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This Greek cheese pie is made with layers of crispy phyllo dough and a filling of feta and Kefalotiri cheeses. Learn to make homemade phyllo and cheese for this yummy pie! Materials fee $10.

Please read: Materials fee of $10 payable to instructor at class.

Discovering Butchery: The Whole Chicken @ NewBo City Market
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Want to save money and put dinner on the table? Learning basic, at-home butchering techniques will improve your cooking, and save you money.  Join Chef Andrew for an introduction to basic chicken butchery and cooking. This class will cover basic knife skills, pan searing, and roasting.  Recipes for chicken stock, sanitation techniques, and safety tips will also be covered. Materials fee $20.

Please read: Please bring a chef’s knife, an apron, and a plastic container to take your work home. $20 material fee payable to instructor at class.

Lil’ Chicks Club: Learning Laboratory
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wish there was a way for the little ones to paint without getting messy? It is your lucky day! We are doing mess free painting this week at Lil’ Chicks Club. Visit us on Thursday and learn how it works!

Classic Cocktails @ NewBo City Market
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ready to impress your friends Mad Men style? Come discover the art of creating classic cocktails. You’ll discuss traditional recipes, glass selection, a little historical perspective and a few modern variations on classics. Must be 21 or older to attend. Materials fee $20.

Please read: Must be 21 to attend. $20 material fee payable to instructor at class.

French Breakfast: Stuffed Croissants @ NewBo City Market
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This is a hands-on French breakfast class introducing you to stuffed croissants. We’ll experiment with ham and cheese and spinach and cheese creations. You will also walk away knowing how to make real French croissants! Sign up for the French Cooking Series for a discounted rate on this class! Materials fee $15.

Please read: Please bring a chef’s knife and apron. $15 material fee payable to instructor at class.

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  • Totally love this place. Well worth the drive from Wisconsin!

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  • I was there and had an absolutely fantastic lunch: ‘What’s Up Doc’ carrot juice from Get Fresh, and a delicious “Adventure” salad from Greyhound Deli with greens, strawberries, goat cheese, sesame seeds and balsamic vinaigrette. YUM!

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